GE's monster, GEnx turbofan is a marvel of modern tech that completely changed conventional turbofan design. But just because it creates a massive amount of pressure by actually containing burning air and fuel in the combustor itself doesn't mean its not still a labor of love. As you can see in GE's timelapse above, each massive, efficient blade is lovingly installed by hand.
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